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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Macau, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Macau...

Macau is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3212 people. The water temperature around Macau varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in February up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Macau is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Macau?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Macau is approximately:
19°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Macau. The next good one is Mascaret St Pardon, which is about 16.2km (17.7miles) away from Macau. Click here for more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Macau are Carcans, which is approximately 28.5km (17.7miles) away, and Lacanau, located ca 28.6km (17.8miles) from Macau.

Are there beaches close to Macau?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Macau. A beach that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is almost 147.8km (91.8miles) away from Macau. If you have some extra time, you can also try El Sardinero, roughly 191.2km (118.8miles) away from Macau.

What wetsuit is recommended for Macau?

The water temperature around Macau is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 11°C (51°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Macau?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Macau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Macau...

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